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Blake B. Rasmussen, PhD

Melinda Sheffield-Moore, PhD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
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301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1074
Phone: (409) 772-8707
Fax: (409) 747-1938
Email: melmoore@utmb.edu

Research Areas

Hormone replacement, muscle metabolism


BS 1987 Texas A&M University, College Station, Exercise Science
MEd 1990 University of Houston, Exercise Science
PhD 1997 Ball State University, Physiology/Biology

Current Funding

Moody Endowment
Sheffield-Moore, M (PI)
Viagra Project Proposal
2012 - 2015

R01 CA127971 Sheffield-Moore, M (PI)
Nutrition and Anabolic Interventions in Cancer Cachexia

Select Publications

Casperson SL, Sheffield-Moore M, Hewlings SJ, Paddon-Jones D. Leucine supplementation chronically improves muscle protein synthesis in older adults consuming the RDA for protein. Clin Nutr., Aug;31(4):512-9, 2012. PMCID: PMC3640444

Horstman AM, Dillon EL, Urban RJ, Sheffield-Moore M. The role of androgens and estrogens on healthy aging and longevity. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012 Nov;67(11):1140-52. PMCID: PMC3636678.

Dillon EL, Basra G, Horstman AM, Casperson SL, Randolph KM, Durham WJ, Urban RJ, Diaz-Arrastia C, Levine L, Hatch SS, Willis M, Richardson G, Sheffield-Moore M. Cancer cachexia and anabolic interventions: a case report. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle, Dec;3(4):253-63, 2012. PMCID: PMC3505578.

Basaria S, Collins L, Dillon EL, Orwoll K, Storer TW, Miciek R, Ulloor J, Zhang A, Eder R, Zientek H, Gordon G, Kazmi S, Sheffield-Moore M, Bhasin S. The safety, pharmacokinetics, and effects of LGD-4033, a novel nonsteroidal oral, selective androgen receptor modulator, in healthy young men. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, Jan;68(1):87-95, 2013.